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Boris Johnson to dodge traffic light travel chaos with ‘summer time staycation in UK’

It comes after it was reported the Government binned plans to introduce an ‘amber watchlist’ which might have signalled when a rustic was underneath menace of shifting onto the purple record at quick discover

Boris Johnson took a staycation in the Scottish Highlands final year

Boris Johnson is readying for a UK staycation amid a authorities U-turn over Covid travel curbs which sparked a backlash, it has been reported.

The Prime Minister and Carrie Johnson will keep at dwelling for a break in the approaching weeks, say reviews.

It comes after the Government binned plans to introduce an ‘amber watchlist’ which might have signalled to holidaymakers when a rustic was underneath menace of shifting onto the purple record at quick discover.

After a backlash from the travel business and Tory backbenchers the plan was put aside on the eleventh hour.

The authorities is now readying to give an replace on the present travel guidelines, which may see a number of nations transfer from both the inexperienced, amber or purple record of overseas locations.








They can even keep with the Queen, say reviews
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The Sun reports that amid the adjustments the PM and his spouse will go for a staycation as a substitute of a visit overseas.

The publication writes that they’re ‘unlikely’ to select Scotland after a disastrous tenting journey final year.

Sources claimed Mr Johnson and his spouse can even keep with the Queen at Balmoral later this month in the premier’s conventional vacation.

Meanwhile, Brits will get an replace this week on which international locations are secure for travel in the most recent review of the traffic light system.




Travellers from purple record international locations are pressured to isolate for 10 days in a Government authorized resort – at a value of £1,750 per particular person.

As effectively because the inexperienced, amber and purple classes, there’s already a inexperienced watchlist, with international locations like Madeira and Croatia marked as liable to shifting to amber.

France has been put right into a separate class, dubbed “amber plus”, which implies the exemption from quarantine for absolutely vaccinated travellers from amber record international locations doesn’t apply.

The resolution, which has infuriated Paris, was taken due to the prevalence of Beta variant circumstances.

Huw Merriman, the Tory chairman of the Commons Transport Committee, led a livid backlash in opposition to the concept of a brand new amber watchlist.






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